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Independent on Sunday 944 by Quixote (16 Mar 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on March 20th, 2008

nmsindy.

Not too difficult – solving time, 18 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 T (A MA) RACK

5 SCH E MA

9 ATROCIT Y (Riot Act)* Y = end of unruly (last letter)

10 PULL-UP Reads the same both ways.

12 CH EER Companion of Honour

13 LOUNGE BAR (be langour)*

14 GEOMETRICIAN (A coterie Ming)*

18 COUNTER TENOR “Tenner” (in the auditorium)

21 BATH SHE BA

23 ADORE Hidden

24 A MINE’S

25 DO (MIN) ANT

26 DOGGER Double definition

27 STAND A RD

DOWN

1 TRA (N) CE ambition ultimately = last letter

2 MARR (i) ED

3 RE CURRENT

4 CATTLE MARKET (Tackle matter)*

6 C (musical notes A to G) LUNG

7 EX L I (B) RIS

8 AS PI RANT

11 PUT THE CAT OUT It can let itself out through the ‘cat-flap’

15 ISOLATION (Liaison to)*

16 S CAB BARD

17 HURT LING How long ago it was when I first learned ling = heather

19 SONATA Hidden

20 PEN TAD A set of five.

22 STELE “Steel”

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